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On screen clock with seconds display...

by cgarrity / July 21, 2009 1:27 PM PDT

Anyone have a free on screen clock that displays seconds? I looked at a few today and one of them had a virus which my system hopefully blocked.

I need a "seconds" display for eBay last minute buying. I had a great one, but when I upgraded to Win 7, it went bye-bye.

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Doesn't Windows 7 have a selection of clocks?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 26, 2009 4:41 AM PDT

I'm not using my Windows 7 at the moment so I can't be sure, but when I right click the clock in the Notification Area and select "Adjust Date/Time" in the new window I can select a desktop display. Do any of those have the seconds hand?

Also, selecting that "Adjust Date/Time" and the window that displays has a clock that shows a second hand.


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What's wrong with the W7 clock
by Jonmor68 / July 26, 2009 8:14 AM PDT

in the gadgets, right click Desktop, click on Gadgets, drag the Clock to the Desktop, click the Tool icon alongside the clock and tick show seconds.

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Thanks, that works...
by cgarrity / July 26, 2009 9:16 AM PDT

I had the gadget clock up, but didn't realize it could display seconds. That solves my Win 7 eBay problem. My MacBook has the seconds already displayed by default. Now I all I have to get is my XP laptop although that's no biggie because 99% of my last minute eBay bidding is done on my other 2 computers.

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